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Nickname(s)  Heinz
Role  Olympic athlete
Name  Heinrich Hax

Commands held  8. Panzer-Division
Years of service  1918–45 1956–61
Allegiance  German Empire (to 1918)  Weimar Republic (to 1933)  Nazi Germany (to 1945)  West Germany (1956–61)
Rank  Generalmajor (Wehrmacht) Generalmajor (Bundeswehr)
Battles/wars  World War I World War II Annexation of the Sudetenland Invasion of Poland Battle of France Operation Barbarossa Siege of Budapest
Died  September 1, 1969, Koblenz, Germany
Awards  Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Olympic medals  Shooting at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol
Battles and wars  World War I, Invasion of Poland, Battle of France, Operation Barbarossa, Siege of Budapest, World War II
Similar People  Torsten Ullman, Renzo Morigi, Leni Riefenstahl

Service/branch  German Army, Bundeswehr

Heinrich Hax (24 January 1900 – 1 September 1969) was a German modern pentathlete and sport shooter who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics and in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves of Nazi Germany during World War II.

In 1928 he finished fifth in the Olympic modern pentathlon. Four years later he competed as sport shooter and won the silver medal in the 25 metre rapid fire pistol event. In 1936 later he won the silver medal in the same event again.

Awards

  • Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
  • Knight's Cross on 8 March 1945 as Oberst and commander of 8. Panzer-Division
  • Oak Leaves on 30 April 1945 as Generalmajor and commander of 8. Panzer-Division
  • References

    Heinrich Hax Wikipedia


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